Earlier this year, we told you about the tragic death of Jimma Reat, a Sudanese immigrant who was killed after a 911 operator told him and his companions to return to Denver after escaping a racially motivated attack. Now, his estate, among others, is suing the city over the incident, alleging that ... More >>
Happy anniversary, Mayor Hancock. A year ago, Michael Hancock defeated Chris Romer in the Denver mayoral runoff, capping an unlikely campaign that saw Hancock polling at just 10 percent two months before the May 3 election, then trouncing Romer in the runoff. But where were the big stories taking no ... More >>
Ever wonder who can afford to go to presidential fundraisers? Or who gets to attend without paying big bucks? We asked photog Christopher Morgan to find out during yesterday's event at the Hyatt Hotel, which President Barack Obama highlighted shortly after delivering the commencement address at the ... More >>
Big photo below.Update: After Abraham Lincoln High School coach Oscar Ponce was charged with sexually assaulting a teen last month, plenty of folks were shocked at the accusations -- and no wonder, since he was widely viewed as a role model.
But when a second allegation surfaced, he disappea ... More >>
Big photo below.Update by Melanie Asmar, 3:30 p.m. December 20: Oscar Ponce has been formally charged with two counts: sexual assault on a child by a person in a position of trust and sexual assault on a child by a person in a position of trust, pattern of abuse. The charges allege that the c ... More >>
Big pics below.Neither snow nor SNOBAMA could prevent President Barack Obama from taking the podium at the Auraria campus this morning. During his address, he touted his jobs bill and a restructuring of student loans -- a topic calculated to appeal to a crowd estimated at 4,000.
Photographer ... More >>
"Come home."Today, President Barack Obama, who's due back in Denver next week after a visit late last month, announced the end of the Iraq war, more or less, with the vast majority of U.S. troops due out before 2011 bids adieu. Colorado Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet quickly released ... More >>
Videos below.We were shocked -- shocked! -- when President Barack Obama gave a speech at Lincoln High School yesterday, as scheduled, rather than taking refuge from Comet Elenin in DIA's secret underground tunnels. But while some conspiracy theorists are conceding they were wrong, others stil ... More >>
Evidence of DIA's evil mission.Just one more day until President Barack Obama comes to town, and the conspiracy theories are really taking off. Denver International Airport managed to survive Operation Mountain Guardian (OMG!), the Homeland Security exercise that included DIA as one of its l ... More >>
Nicole Veltze. North High school will have a new principal next year, its fourth in five years. Nicole Veltze, the current principal at nearby Skinner Middle School, will take over for Ed Salem, who has helmed North since the fall of 2008.
Tomorrow, the North community will have the opportun ... More >>
An image from ColoradoImmigrant.org featuring participants from a previous event.Yesterday, Denver Public Schools announced on a ban on all work-related travel to Arizona due to the recent passage of a controversial immigration bill that Republican gubernatorial hopeful Scott McInnis digs and ... More >>
Andy's Asian Express opened on Monday, January 11, in a former Dairy Queen at South Federal and Iliff, across the street from Lincoln High School. "We did a lot of remodeling," says owner Andy Shi. "Now we have an open kitchen, so you can see what we are doing."
One thing that hasn't change ... More >>